Bottled Water Drives for Flint Michigan

Click Here To Start A Bottled Water Drive For Flint Residents Today

Today residents of Flint remain in daily crisis-mode while they await a long-term solution to the problem as well as the long-term health consequences the lead exposure may have caused, especially in young children.

It’s hard to watch this tragedy unfold. Many people across the country are left asking, “What we can we do to help?” A great place to start is the website This website will help you direct your efforts.

There are a number of organizations that are collecting funds to help residents of Flint by purchasing water, filters and test kits and supplying emergency support services. Organizations that are collecting funds to directly benefit Flint include The Salvation Army of Genesee County and the United Way of Genesee County.

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint has set up a fund to help with the long-term health needs of the children of Flint and the American Red Cross of East Central Bay-Michigan is accepting volunteers for distribution of water and supplies to the residents.

Guidelines for the donation of water bottles can be find here. Donations of cases of water bottles are being received by Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties and donations of more than 100 crates of bottles water is being accepted by the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

YouGiveGoods makes it easy to start a drive for the residents of Flint. You can simply pick a charity in Michigan from our database, like Catholic Charities or Salvation Army locations near Flint. After picking your charity, you can populate your storefront with bottled water packages. Then all you have to do is finish up and share your drive with friends, family and co-workers! All bottled water purchased in your drive will be shipped directly to the Michigan charity you chose, and they will distribute the bottles to the residents in Flint for free!

Please consider starting your own drive today. We hope that YouGiveGoods makes supporting our neighbors in Flint, Michigan so simple that even more people are able to help.

Why Join the #GivingTuesday Campaign

#GivingTuesday, December 2, 2014, is such an exciting time of the year!

It's our chance to give back; to give our communities a little love and attention. To look around us and see how we can help others with the challenges they face in life. If there's any drawback to the day, it's the overwhelming number of fundraising ideas, tips and tricks. There's no one way to "succeed" on that day — there are millions.

For a little something different, we offer you the YouGiveGoods #GivingTuesday Campaign. Stand out and raise some items for your community! Your goods drive could be the focus of your event, or a supplementary addition to whatever else you have planned. Host one drive, or several. Compete with your friends in a challenge, or work together as a team.

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